Kehilla announces Toronto affordable housing allocations
A community agency responsible for addressing affordable housing in the Jewish community in the Toronto region, Kehilla Residential Programme, announced in its latest newsletter released yesterday that it has established deals with three builders to provide affordable units. Stafford Homes has allocated 23 two– and three-bedroom units in a completed stacked townhome rental project at its Downsview Park development to Kehilla; Shiplake Properties has set aside 10 one-bedroom apartment units at its recently completed Tippet Park development near the Wilson subway station for Kehilla; and Lifetime Developments has allocated five one-bedroom–plus–den units to Kehilla at its soon–to–be–occupied Whitehaus development at Yonge and Eglinton.
Watch EllisDon progress at Rutherford GO Station
EllisDon yesterday posted video of its work on the Rutherford GO Station project in Vaughan, Ont. on its Facebook page. The video documents crews lifting a new pedestrian bridge into its final position over train tracks just after 1 a.m. on Dec. 18. A six–hour window was required to complete the full operation, but the lift itself was completed in less than four hours. The new bridge spans 56 metres over the tracks and connects commuters from the fourth storey of the new parking garage to the future east platform.
Lowe’s hiring for spring
Lowe’s Canada today announced that in anticipation of a busy spring renovation season it intends to hire 7,000 full-time and part-time positions throughout its network of Lowe’s, RONA and Reno-Depot stores across the country. The firm operates 470 corporate and affiliated stores in Canada.
Lone Wolf appoints new head of sales
Cambridge, Ont.-based Lone Wolf Technologies yesterday announced it has named Greg Robertson as head of sales, MLS, associations and franchisors. The firm is active across North America in residential real estate technology. Robertson, co-founder of W+R Studios, has been active in the real estate technology industry since 1992. A statement said Lone Wolf is seeking to “transform the way the real estate agents, brokers and associations interact with technology through completely connected cloud suites.”